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Nicholls petroleum program poised for future growth

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Nicholls State University is preparing physical and personnel expansions to increase enrollment to offset shrinking revenues.

The Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management program began expanding three classrooms last month in the recently vacated Gouaux Hall, which until recently housed the university's John Folse Culinary Institute.

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Trained for the toil: SLCC to offer oil, gas worker courses in fall

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South Louisiana Community College may soon enhance the quality of the area’s oilfield workforce by offering a one-year diploma program in oil and gas production.

Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SLCC will begin offering courses in the fall and offer the program formally in the spring. The diploma program would extend over a calendar year and require 45 credit hours.

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Refinery positions itself to handle more U.S. shale crude

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Motiva Enterprises’ plan to run its Norco and Convent refineries as a single operation by linking them via a major pipeline may signal that the company, like a number of other refiners, is positioning itself to handle more of the “super light” crude gushing from U.S. shale formations.

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Female students learn about oil, gas industry jobs

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Being raised with three brothers ignited a competitive spirit within local business owner Chris Hale.

“I was always taught that I could do anything I wanted to do even though I was a girl,” she said.

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Report: Energy-producing states fared better after recession

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Energy-producing states have been able to bounce back faster and more successfully from the 2009 recession than states that import a majority of their energy, according to new research from a group aligned with Republicans.

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